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6 Elements of Romantic Literature

Element 1
Belief in the individual and common man.
Element 2
Love of (reverence for) nature.
Element 3
Interest in the bizarre, supernatural and gothic.
Element 4
Interest in the past.
Element 5
Looks at the world with more than reasonable optimism (rose-colored glasses).
Element 6
Faith in inner experience and the power of the imagination.